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Friday, August 23, 2019
Raphael Saadiq's new album, Jimmy Lee, is his first in eight years. It was inspired by his brother's struggles with addiction and, ultimately, his death.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Patrice Rushen's years singing for Elektra Records in the 1970s and '80s helped define late-era disco and R&B. Now, a collection of her classic R&B and dance tunes is being released.
Friday, March 29, 2019
In 1972, Gaye began work on a follow-up to his classic album, What's Going On. He laid down over a dozen new tracks, but the project stalled and most of the songs were not released until now.
Monday, September 17, 2018
This German group delivers steel drum covers of Mary J. Blige, Mobb Deep, Gang Starr and more.
Friday, July 20, 2018
After embarking on solo projects and a three-year break, The Internet has come back together to produce an album of low-key songs of summer.
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Listening to Cut Chemist's latest album is like looking under a microscope at a drop of ocean water. The longer you examine, the more life you find.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The first Dr. Octagon project to reunite Kool Keith with Dan the Automator in 22 years picks up right where they left off, as weird and warped as ever.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Featuring Shannon Wise's mesmerizing wisp of a voice, The Shacks' debut album mixes R&B, dreamy indie-pop and '60s British rock in woozy sheets of reverb.
Friday, November 17, 2017
Throughout their career together, Jones and her band gave listeners something to feel with every recording and every performance. That's still true on their final album.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The prodigious San Antonio band's new anthology is a tempting selection of its most enduring singles, from the era that helped propel the band from Texas locals into national stardom.
Monday, April 17, 2017
If To Pimp a Butterfly, Lamar's ornate jazz-funk experiment, played like billiard balls scattering after the break, then DAMN. wraps its focus inward: tight and layered, like a bundle of rubber bands.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Los Angeles band's distinct sound includes touches of Rio de Janeiro's tropicalia, Lima's cumbia, and American soul and funk.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Most of Fields' songs have been about love won, fought over and lost; it's a testament to his talent that each new one can feel like he's singing his heart out for the first time.
Monday, November 21, 2016
The fiery singer, whose work with The Dap-Kings helped inspire a soul revival, died Nov. 18 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Monday, November 14, 2016
The new album from A Tribe Called Quest is the group's first in 18 years. We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service, was recorded before the death of founding member Phife Dawg last March and was just released this month.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Singer Dan Klein died of ALS earlier this summer, but at least his rocksteady band was able to see its collective vision through on this one sublime album.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Frankie Reyes is a Los Angeles-based artist who remakes classic Mexican and other Spanish-language ballads and waltzes using a vintage synthesizer. His new album is called Boleros Valses y Mas.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
With a production team consisting of two seasoned retro-soul veterans, Nicole Wray's solo act shepherds '60s and '70s R&B styles into the present.
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Betty Davis was already gaining attention as Betty Mabry in the late 1960s when she met Miles Davis. He produced legendary sessions for her that have never been released — until now.
Friday, May 27, 2016
The steel drum tradition is unfairly maligned. The mysterious Hamburg group takes Cat Stevens' pioneering electro jam and replaces synths with steel.